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School Business Manager

  • Employer: Bracknell Forest Council
  • Reference: JOB00385
  • Published: Fri 13/05/2022, 4:39 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 06/06/2022, 4:39 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 35 Hours per week term time
  • Salary: £30152 - £34545 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: College Town Primary School

Due to the retirement of our long standing and highly effective school business manager we are looking to recruit a highly skilled, motivated professional to join our vibrant school.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a highly effective leadership team where high standards are expected. The post has an exciting balance of operational and strategic development responsibilities across the school's finance, administration, HR, Health and Safety, IT, premises, marketing and fundraising functions.

The successful candidate will be a member of the collaborative Senior Leadership Team and will lead a small team of support staff. As a highly regarded member of the senior leadership team you will be involved in the decision making that will have a direct impact on the learning of all children within the school, helping to promote a school that is the 'best that we can be'. We are looking for a School Business Manager who can operate strategically, communicate effectively to all stakeholders and has a passion for education. You will have experience in leading and motivating teams and the ability to contribute to school improvement.

The benefits you will experience are:

  • Supportive colleagues and leaders
  • Part of a highly experienced and committed office team including a finance assistant; attendance and welfare officer; admin officer
  • Highly effective site controller
  • A positive ethos with happy, confident children who are keen to learn
  • Supportive Local Authority across all areas including finance, HR, payroll, SIMS/FMS
  • A commitment to your professional development
  • Membership of the Berkshire School Business Manager group providing support and idea sharing
  • Bracknell Forest Employee Benefits Plan
  • Local Government Pension Scheme

This is a permanent post with working hours 8.30 to 4.30 Monday to Friday, 35 hours a week term time plus 2 weeks.

The start date is 1st September 2022 however there is the potential to start earlier.

Closing Date Tuesday 7th June 2022

Interviews will take place the week beginning 13th June 2022.

However applications will be reviewed on receipt and interviews may be held earlier. We reserve the right to close the advert early so early application is advised.

For more information about the role or to arrange a visit to the school please contact the school by email at or by phone on 01276 31933.

How to Apply

Please complete the online application form.

Only applications received on Bracknell Forest application forms will be considered. No agencies please.

Safeguarding

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment. This position requires an Enhanced DBS because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children/young people/adults at risk.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. If you are successful in being shortlisted for this position, you will be required to complete a self-declaration form, when you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate. To find out more about the application process for working with children, young people and adults at risk visit https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/jobs/policies-relating-job-applications/applications-work-those-risk

The Bracknell Forest Safeguarding Board (BFSB) has responsibility for working together to oversee the safety and well-being of children and adults in Bracknell Forest. Find out more about the BFSB at https://bracknellforestsafeguarding.org.uk/

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration. We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. In this respect we will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice.

Disability

We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification. To help us with our commitment to this guarantee, please indicate if you have a disability on your application form.

Pre-employment medical check

You may be asked about your physical ability to perform the job during interview. As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination.

Employment

Any candidates wishing to apply who would require sponsorship can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the role by assessing their circumstances against the relevant criteria.

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  • Employer: Bracknell Forest Council
  • Reference: JOB00385
  • Published: Fri 13/05/2022, 4:39 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 06/06/2022, 4:39 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 35 Hours per week term time
  • Salary: £30152 - £34545 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: College Town Primary School

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